The festival is run by three directors. Together, they plan and oversee every part of the festival.
Rachel Holland runs the Festival for Schools and is in charge of the site, logistics, relations with the county council, food and drink stalls, and manages a number of our staff, including the volunteers.
Jane Pleydell-Bouverie is Festival Director. She is responsible for all sponsorship and fundraising and works with James Holland on creating the literary programme as well as overseeing all other aspects of the organisation.
James Holland is the programme director. He works with Jane Pleydell-Bouverie on the programme of talks, and is in charge of planning and overseeing the living history programme and the air displays.